My job, you ask?

There were some that could not come to terms with my decision to be a stay@home-mom. I got a myriad of responses from friends and family. Some envied me; wishing they too, could quit their day jobs and wake up late everyday. Oh, how little they know. Some, mostly the older generation, applauded my decision…

Living with a Bulldozer

                    Ambition, drive, determination. Do these words strike a chord in you? Do hearing these words, send a rush of adrenaline so strong that you leap from your seat? I have had the pleasure, well….not the pleasure but I was obliged to witness the force of ambitiousness from the front lines. My better half was,…

Copestones to my Profession

I met a bunch of students who help me realize my reason for teaching. They redefine the term student. No other group of students or an individual has embraced their role so passionately. They have left me speechless with their efforts and ability. I have been teaching for very long as compared to peers my…

A Day not penned in my Calender

  Hmmm… Mother’s Day. Well I’ve always dreaded this day. Mother’s Day has always evoked poignant memories that I would rather not think about. Ever since I can remember, this day has either begun badly or ended badly. Hence I’ve always tried to shy away from any reminders or activities that usually come up during…

As I was saying….

I always enjoy a good intellectual chat with good friends. We would just the it flow to wherever it wishes to go. I have been given the privileged to participate in numerous chat-marathons ranging from the idiosyncracies of extended in-laws to migration patterns of illegal workers in the middle east. I always come off feeling intelligent and…

Those beings we call ‘friends’

I recently had a chat with a good friend about the technicalities of friends. She admitted that during her wonder years she used to love walking down the streets in Bangsar on a happening night. Every few feet she would meet a friend and the usual pretense of hugs and kisses with follow along with…